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Maturing approximately 72 days after transplanting, Giant Marconi hybrid pepper plants grow up to 36” tall and produce smoky-tasting sweet peppers that turn red when fully ripened.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBecause the plants are intolerant to frost, Giant Marconi pepper seeds should be started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before your last frost date. To ensure a good yield of peppers, you may want to wait until 2 weeks after your last frost date to transplant the seedlings into the garden, as nighttime temperatures below 60 degrees F can interfere with proper fruit set.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Giant Marconi pepper prefers at least 8 hours of direct sunlight per day as well as evenly moist, well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. 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Red peppers, in particular, are high in vitamin C and beta carotene.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAdditional Information:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePick the peppers often to encourage more fruiting, as the hybrid Giant Marconi sweet pepper plant will continue to produce fruit until the first frost.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
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Non-GMO, hybrid Giant Marconi Sweet Pepper Seeds from True Leaf Market produce 6-8” sweet Italian grilling peppers on vigorous 24-36” plants that are resistant to potato virus Y and tobacco mosaic virus. Offering a sweet, smoky flavor, Giant Marconi sweet peppers are an AAS Winner for 2001 with best-in-class yield, pepper size, earliness, and flavor. Mountain Valley Seed Co. seeds are premium-quality garden vegetable seeds that come from an independently operated, family-owned seed company. 72 days to maturity after transplant.

Growing Giant Marconi Sweet Pepper Vegetable Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Capsicum annuum
  • Other Names: Grilling pepper, sweet pepper, Italian pepper
  • Days to Maturity: 72 days
  • Hardiness Zone: Annual, not intended for overwintering
  • Planting Depth: 1/4”
  • Plant Spacing: 12-24” in rows; 14-16” in raised beds
  • Row Spacing: 2-3’
  • Growth Habit: 24-36” tall; 6-8” long peppers
  • Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained loamy soil; slightly acidic to neutral pH
  • Temp Preference: 70-84 degrees F; Nighttime temperatures between 60 and 75 degrees F to allow proper fruit set
  • Light Preference: Full sun, at least 8 hours of direct sunlight
  • Pests/diseases: Aphids, European corn borer, Anthracnose fruit rot, Phytophthora blight, whiteflies, cutworms, pepper maggots, Colorado potato beetles, tarnished plant bug, Verticillium wilt, blossom end rot
  • Color: Green to red fruit; green foliage
  • Flavor: Mild, sweet, smoky

Giant Marconi Pepper Seed Growth Habits:

How tall do Giant Marconi pepper plants get? Maturing approximately 72 days after transplanting, Giant Marconi hybrid pepper plants grow up to 36” tall and produce smoky-tasting sweet peppers that turn red when fully ripened.

Because the plants are intolerant to frost, Giant Marconi pepper seeds should be started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before your last frost date. To ensure a good yield of peppers, you may want to wait until 2 weeks after your last frost date to transplant the seedlings into the garden, as nighttime temperatures below 60 degrees F can interfere with proper fruit set.

The Giant Marconi pepper prefers at least 8 hours of direct sunlight per day as well as evenly moist, well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. The hybrid plant offers resistance to tobacco mosaic virus and potato virus Y.


Various Uses for Giant Marconi Sweet Italian Peppers:

The Giant Marconi hybrid pepper is an improved sweet Italian grilling pepper that pairs perfectly with sausage cooked on the grill. The sweet, smoky flavor also makes it a good choice for use as a pizza topping or addition to a green salad. In addition, the long fruit can be cut into strips that are perfect for eating with vegetable dip. The large size of the Giant Marconi pepper makes them a popular choice for stuffed pepper recipes.


Giant Marconi Sweet Pepper Benefits:

Sweet peppers are a low-calorie food rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Red peppers, in particular, are high in vitamin C and beta carotene.


Additional Information:

Pick the peppers often to encourage more fruiting, as the hybrid Giant Marconi sweet pepper plant will continue to produce fruit until the first frost.

 
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